Current Status Bill Number:
1081Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960131Primary Sponsor: DrummondAll Sponsors: Drummond and GieseDrafted Document Number: pt\2199htc.96Current Committee: Conference Committee 88 SCCDate of Last Amendment: 19960328Subject: State insurance plan, withholding of state funds
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960522 Conference powers granted, 88 SCC Patterson appointed Senators to Committee Hayes of Conference Cork House 19960425 Conference powers granted, 98 HCC Fulmer appointed Reps. to Committee of Lanford Conference P. Harris House 19960425 Insists upon amendment Senate 19960424 Non-concurrence in House amendment House 19960329 Read third time, returned to Senate with amendment House 19960328 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on next Legislative day House 19960321 Committee report: Favorable with 30 HWM amendment House 19960313 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee Senate 19960312 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960307 Read second time Senate 19960306 Committee report: Favorable 06 SF Senate 19960131 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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March 28, 1996
S. Printed 3/28/96--H.
Read the first time March 13, 1996.
TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC ENTITIES ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS AND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PARTICIPATION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE WITHHOLDING OF STATE FUNDS OTHERWISE DUE THESE ENTITIES SUFFICIENT TO COVER DELINQUENT PAYMENTS AND TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF THE WITHHOLDING AND REMITTING OF THESE SUMS TO THE OFFICE OF INSURANCE SERVICES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 1-11-720 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 497 of 1994, is further amended by adding at the end:
"(C) If an entity participating in the plans pursuant to subsection (A) is delinquent in remitting proper payments to cover its obligations, the board's Office of Insurance Services shall certify the delinquency to the department or agency of the State holding funds payable to the delinquent entity, and that department or agency shall withhold from those funds an amount sufficient to satisfy the unpaid obligation and shall remit that amount to the Office of Insurance Services in satisfaction of the delinquency."
SECTION 2. Section 1-11-730(B) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 364 of 1992, is amended to read:
"(B) A member of the General Assembly who leaves office or retires with at least eight years credited service in the General Assembly Retirement System is eligible to participate in the plans by paying the full premium costs as determined by the State Budget and Control Board. However, a member of the General Assembly who retires with at least eight years credited service in the General Assembly Retirement System is eligible to participate in the plans by paying the current employee share of premium costs as determined by the State Budget and Control Board."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.